Commencement at American University
Commencement celebrates all that students have brought to the university during their time at AU.
The 2023-2024 commencement schedule is pending. Please check back for updates this summer.
All ceremonies will be live-streamed on the Commencement website.
Announcing Spring Commencement Speakers
AU brings together a diverse group of high-profile speakers
An unparalleled roster of dynamic leaders from across business, law, politics, and the arts will address and celebrate American University graduates this spring. Speakers include CEOs, a governor, and trailblazing creators who have deep ties to the Washington, D.C. region.
See who's coming to speak at the Spring Commencement.